Netflix, Funny or Die, CollegeHumor, Fallon among 2015 Webby Awards winners
Netflix helped take home multiple honors in the annual pay-to-play Webby Awards, with Funny or Die, CollegeHumor and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon also bringing in wins for their 2015 online efforts. Netflix's special achievement victories came courtesy of Chelsea Peretti, named outstanding... [Read More]
Craig Ferguson, Steve Harvey, Ellen DeGeneres win 2015 Daytime Emmys
All Craig Ferguson had to do to earn some Emmy recognition was leave late-night TV behind for the daytime (relatively speaking) of game shows. Ferguson won Outstanding Game Show Host at the 2015 Daytime Emmy Awards, handed out over the weekend, for his stint in syndication in charge of Celebrity Nam... [Read More]
'Inside Amy Schumer' Presents the Official Amy Schumer Doll
by Megh Wright If you consider yourself a big Amy Schumer fan, here's an exciting new product that'll prove you love her more than anyone: The Official Amy Schumer Doll™! Just like the real Amy, the Official Amy Schumer Doll sleeps in until 1:00pm, often passes out in strangers' beds, and has ... [Read More]
Chappelle has a bad night in Detroit and fans want their money back
It was an interesting evening in Detroit this past Thursday for Dave Chappelle. He’s been on a tear as of late with sold-out shows all along his current tour. However, the second leg of a doubleheader during his two night stay in the Motor City left something to be desired. TMZ ... [Read More]
Super Troopers 2 raises $4.4 Million during their fundraising campaign
The comedy troupe known as the The Broken Lizard are no longer broke. That’s because they just finished raising $4.4 million in just 30 days in their campaign pitch to make a sequel to the cult favorite Super Troopers. This goes down as the second most successful crowdfunding campaign for... [Read More]
How Tom Green Uses the Internet to Find His Audience
by Justin Stokes Like the entire crew of Jackass shoved into a suit and a late-night show format, Tom Green has zero problem taking people into weird, disgusting, and uncomfortable territory. From public access to MTV to the ill-fated Freddy Got Fingered, Green has stuck to his own brand of Canadian... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Nate Bargatze’s special Full Time Magic premieres
Comedian Nate Bargatze’s star is surely on the rise. With a recent stellar appearance on The Tonight Show and performances at both the SXSW and the Moontower Comedy Festivals this spring, he’s due to hit your televisions not once, but twice more this week. First, on Thursd... [Read More]
Watch Cecily Strong’s speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner
This weekend was the White House Correspondents Dinner, an annual event where a comedian hosts a night of semi-roastery of politicians, pundits, and celebs. This year Saturday Night Live’s own Cecily Strong hosted. Strong took to the stage after the president spoke (along with Luther), here&rs... [Read More]
'Last Week Tonight' Breaks Down the Fashion Industry's Dark Secrets
by Megh Wright Last night's Last Week Tonight took a look at some of the most popular cheap clothing companies in the US, examining how companies like H&M, Walmart, and Joe Fresh manage to rack up piles of money every year with their dirt cheap (and quality) clothing and how The Gap has continue... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld Shows David Letterman What It's Like to Be a 'Late Show' Guest
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Jerry Seinfeld's visit to Friday's Late Show, in which he and Letterman swap interviewer/guest roles so Dave can finally see what it's like to be a Late Show guest before Seinfeld grills him about his decision to leave the show: "This whole 'quitting' idea is the st... [Read More]